Announcing MailChimp Sync for Eventbrite

We’re excited to announce MailChimp Sync, an update to our integration with Eventbrite. Sync is one of the first extensions available in Eventbrite Spectrum, and it’s a direct result of MailChimp user feedback. When we launched our Eventbrite integration in 2009, it gave users the ability to easily send event invitations and see how well …

Wordnik Raises Money, Shares Love With Email

With 8 million words and counting, Wordnik is the internet’s biggest dictionary. According to founder Erin McKean, "Wordnik’s mission is to collect all the words of English and share them as widely as possible." They share the words on their website and through an open API, which allows developers to use data about words in …

How Email Helps The Detroit Bus Company Deliver Joy

Could email help one of America’s great cities get back on its feet? That might sound crazy—until you hear what Andy Didorosi is up to with The Detroit Bus Company. So far, the 21st century has not been too kind to Detroit. The city’s already-declining population was decimated by the 2008 financial crisis, leading to widespread …

Mouth Foods Finds its Voice Through Email

You may not have heard of Mouth Foods, the online marketplace for delicious products “made by people, not companies,” but that’s OK. As a young, growing company, they know that email is the one of the first experiences many of their customers have with their brand. And that’s why it’s so important to them to get …

How We Set Up Emoji Support for Subject Lines

Last week, we rolled out a new feature: support for emojis in campaign subject lines. We’re pretty excited about it. With screen sizes getting smaller—and devices like the Apple watch on its way—senders of email need to be able to pack more information and emotion into shorter messages. Emojis are great at this. They’re fun and expressive, but they’re …